(December 1951)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Our Publishing Co.
Editing
Ray Hermann
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
?

Genre
romance

A Tease (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
Mort Leav
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ellen Marsh; Howie Ellison; Bruce Ellison; Mrs. Ellison; Mr. Ellison; Eddie; Marge; Bill; Ted; Joe; Myrna Madison
Synopsis
Store model Myrna invites meek sales clerk Ellen on a double date, and gives her tips on how to deal with men. Ellen soon has an active social life and even gets wealthy Howie to propose marriage. However, she meets Howie’s brother Bruce and prefers him. Bruce calls Ellen a “cheap little tease.” She tells Howie the truth and they break up; Ellen also stops going around with Myrna and tries to become a decent girl again. Bruce says she is now worthy of his love.

First Date (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
Mort Leav
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Holly; Holly's mother; Holly's father; Eddie Davis
Synopsis
Eddie asks Holly on her very first date. She is excited but at the dance she is awkward and scared. Holly calls her father to come pick her up, but he says Eddie is as frightened as she is. Holly and Eddie have a wonderful time after that.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Prescription For Happiness / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Anderson
Inks
Harry Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The problems of the heart are often beyond the powers of the puzzled and beset individual to deal with!
Genre
romance
Characters
Ray Mann; Tess; Dan Chauncey; Andy Skinner; Kate; Harry
Synopsis
When Tess blooms into young womanhood, she revels in her effect on boys and has an active social life. She dates playboy Dan but then falls for gas station attendant Andy. Andy admits he loves her but says she’s “flashy and over-painted” and “not the type to settle down to a marriage.” Tess comes to Ray Mann for help: how can she convince Andy that she is a decent girl who wants marriage and a family?

Afraid To Be a Wife (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
Mort Leav
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Betty Noren; Stanley Morris; Ellen Noren; Mrs. Noren; Bob
Synopsis
Betty and Stanley fall in love. Betty’s newlywed sister Ellen confesses that she’s pregnant and afraid of giving birth. Ellen dies in childbirth. Betty agrees to marry Stanley. However, when Stanley is ready to begin a family, Betty refuses to consider having a child. One day, a man and his pregnant wife ask Betty for assistance—his car broke down on the way to the hospital. Betty helps successfully deliver the baby. Afterwards, she tells Stanley she’s not afraid any more. They soon have a child of their own.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A Tease
  3. 2. First Date
  4. 3. ["The problems of the heart are often beyond the powers of the puzzled and beset individual to deal with!"]
    Prescription For Happiness
  5. 4. Afraid To Be a Wife
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson